Definition of Reliever

1. Noun. Someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult). "We need extra employees for summer fill-ins"




2. Noun. A person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and calms and pacifies. "An allayer of fears"
Exact synonyms: Allayer, Comforter
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Derivative terms: Allay, Comfort, Relieve

3. Noun. A pitcher who does not start the game.
Exact synonyms: Fireman, Relief Pitcher
Specialized synonyms: Closer, Finisher
Generic synonyms: Hurler, Pitcher, Twirler
Derivative terms: Relieve

Definition of Reliever

1. n. One who, or that which, relieves.

Definition of Reliever

1. Noun. (baseball) A relief pitcher. ¹

2. Noun. Someone who fills in for another. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Reliever

1. one that relieves [n -S] - See also: relieves

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reliever

reliefless
relieflike
reliefs
relier
reliers
relies
reliest
relieth
relievable
relieved
relievedly
relievement
relievements
reliever (current term)
relievers
relieves
relievest
relieveth
relieving
relievingly
relievo
relievos
religate
religation
relight
relightable
relighted
relighter

Literary usage of Reliever

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1. Manual of Static Electricity in X-ray and Therapeutic Uses by Samuel Howard Monell (1897)
"Sphere of action of static electricity as a pain reliever. How different methods of application affect rate of current flow. Limitations of current action ..."

2. Global Strategy for Asthma Management and Prevention by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Less frequent but potentially severe adverse effects include hepatitis and hématologie, teratogenic, and pulmonary effects. reliever Medications reliever ..."

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